Canon Inc (7751.T)
TOKYO - Japan's Canon Inc cut its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit as consumers, increasingly in the habit of taking photos with their smartphones, bought fewer compact digital cameras.
* Compact camera sales continue decline (Adds company comments, context, shares)
TOKYO, July 27 - Japan's Canon Inc on Monday lowered its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in second-quarter net profit, as fewer consumers bought new compact digital cameras.
STOCKHOLM, June 16 - Hedge fund Elliott Management has moved to bring in a special examiner at Axis as its standoff with Japan's Canon in the Swedish video surveillance firm intensified.
* Yen weakness is positive, helps economy Further company coverage: (Reporting by Ritsuko Ando)
* No rush to buy 100 pct of Axis - executive (Adds further reasons for profit decline, executive comments on Axis)
TOKYO - Canon Inc on Monday said net profit fell 28.7 percent in its first quarter, falling short of analyst estimates, as the Japanese company faced slumping sales of digital compact cameras.
TOKYO, April 27 - Japan's Canon Inc on Monday said net profit fell 28.7 percent in its first quarter, falling short of analyst estimates, as the company faced slumping sales of digital compact cameras.
Apr 27 - Canon Inc CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS (in billions of yen unless specified) 3 months ended 3 months ended Yearto Mar 31, 2015 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2015 LATEST YEAR-AGO COMPANY RESULTS RESULT FORECAST Sales 857.45 868.31 3.86 trln (-1.3 p
* Market focused on central banks' policy meetings * Canon, Fanuc among companies reporting earnings Mon * Volume may stay low before Golden Week holidays - analysts By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, April 27 - Japanese stocks were flat in a choppy Monday morning as investors were cautious amid the earnings season and ahead of some key events later this week, including central bank meetings in Japan and the United States. The Bank of Japan is expected to hold off on expandin